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Epidemiology of multiple sclerosis: a critical overview.

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The decisive conclusions to be drawn from the available epidemiological data, mostly geography and prevalence, of MS are: (1) a north-south (as well as west-east in the United States) gradient exists independent of genetic/racial factors; (2) major differences in prevalence occur in the absence of latitude differences; (3) individuals from the same ethnic derivation have either similar prevalence rates or very different prevalence rates in widely separated geographical areas and (4) specific ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques
Volume:
20
Issue:
1
Pages:
17-29
Publication date:
1993-02-01
ISSN:
0317-1671
Source identifiers:
35869
Language:
English
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uuid:386d95c2-610a-4fbd-b6f1-8f1bfa7dfc6a
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Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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